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Certificate in Business Communications

This online certificate program provides you with the skills necessary to present your ideas to clients and leadership when it’s your time to shine. You will learn to successfully communicate your ideas in a clear and concise manner, both in written and oral formats.

Program Overview

The Business Communications certificate offers instruction on crafting communications in the most common business communication formats. Topics include formal and informal outlining techniques, using email appropriately in an organizational setting, and editing for wordiness, unnecessary phrases, redundancy and jargon. These five self-paced courses offer an assortment of interactive exercises, selected readings and self-assessments that will help you practice effective business communication.

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Approximately 25 hours

Up to 12 months to complete coursework

Estimated Tuition


No additional materials required

Ways to Learn



2.5 CEUs

HRCI credits, PMI PDUs, and IACET CEUS (Details below)

Program Partner

We partnered with MindEdge to bring you affordable, full suite, cloud-based, content-rich online education.

As a student, you will: 

  • Clarify and structure your ideas for memos, reports, brochures, proposals, presentations, catalogs and websites.
  • Design PowerPoint slides to complement your ideas.
  • Gain knowledge regarding the techniques, interactive exercises and checklists required to create documents and presentations that inform and persuade.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion, printable upon successful completion

Course topics include:

  • Communicating Collaboratively
  • Effective Business Writing
  • Effective Emails, Memos, and Letters
  • Effective Presentations
  • Effective Public Speaking

Who Should Enroll?

  • Adult learners with a foundational knowledge of writing and grammar.




Total HRCI Credits: 15 

  • General: 10
  • Specified - Strategic Business: 5

Total PMI PDUs/Contact Hours: 25

  • Leadership: 11 
  • Strategic & Business Mgmt: 2 
  • Technical: 12


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Program Benefits

100% Web-based learning. Access courses anytime, anywhere with an Internet connection.

Earn PDUs.

Affordable. Courses are competitively priced.

“Ask the Expert.” Learners can pose content-related questions and receive feedback within 24 hours.

Interactive. Courses include interactive exercises to engage learners.

Easy-to-follow. Concise explanations, real-world examples, and references enable learners to easily explore course topics.


Approved for HRCI Recertification

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